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Parameter Hierarchy Viewer - Properties

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Modified on Fri, 22 Nov 2013 05:14 PM Categorized as Parameter Controls, Parameters
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Overview

This article describes the properties of the Dundas Dashboard Parameter Hierarchy Viewer control, which lets users perform filtering using a single hierarchy selector.

This control corresponds to the Hierarchy dashboard control option in the Set Up a Dashboard Parameter wizard.

Hierarchy Viewer control with multiple selection.

Hierarchy Viewer control with multiple selection.


Hierarchy Viewer control with search filter toolbar enabled.

Hierarchy Viewer control with search filter toolbar enabled.


Property attributes

Each property of the control may have attributes as follows:

Property attribute
ImageThis is an Advanced property.
ImageThis is a property that can be saved into a Style Resource.

Also, note that a property appearing without a Property Name is accessible via scripting only.


Properties

Common

ImageImageProperty Name [Script Name]TypeDescription
Allow Multiple Selection [Not_accessible_in_script_editor] Determines whether multiple members can be selected.
[DerivedFriendlyName]stringGets the name based on FriendlyName if set, otherwise Name.
ImageDialog Title [DialogTitle]stringThe title of the popup dialog.
ImageEnabled [IsEnabled]boolIndicates whether this control can be interacted with. Some controls have a different appearance when not enabled.
First Selectable Level [Not_accessible_in_script_editor] The first selectable level in the hierarchy control.
Friendly Name [FriendlyName]stringThe friendly name of the control which will appear to viewers and should be easily identifiable for them.
ImageHide Unselectable Levels [Not_accessible_in_script_editor] Hides parent levels of the first selectable level
ImageHit Test Visible [IsHitTestVisible]boolIndicates whether this element can be interacted with.
ImageInitial Dialog Position [InitialPopupDialogPosition]InitialPopupDialogPositionThe initial position of the dialog which shows up when the user clicks the button.
Last Selectable Level [Not_accessible_in_script_editor] The last selectable level in the hierarchy control.
Last Visible Level [Not_accessible_in_script_editor] The last visible level in the hierarchy control.
Name [Name]stringThe name of the control which can be used to reference it with scripting.
ImageToken Menu Visibility [TokenMenuVisibility]VisibilityIndicates whether this control's NamedToken drop-down menu is displayed or not.
Search Filter Enabled [IsSearchFilterEnabled]boolDetermines whether the search filter toolbar is enabled.
Tooltip [ToolTip]stringThe tooltip typically shows up when the user hovers over the element with their mouse.

Appearance

ImageImageProperty Name [Script Name]TypeDescription
ImageBackground [Background]DashboardBrushThe background brush of the control.
ImageBorder Brush [BorderBrush]DashboardBrushThe border of the control.
ImageBorder Thickness [BorderThickness]ThicknessThe thickness (in pixels) of the border.
ImageButton Border [ButtonBorderBrush]DashboardBrushThe brush used to paint the border of the trigger button.
ImageButton Border Thickness [ButtonBorderThickness]ThicknessThe thickness (in pixels) of the trigger button's border.
ImageImageDialog Background [DialogBackground]DashboardBrushThe brush that fills the popup dialog.
ImageImageDialog Border [DialogBorderBrush]DashboardBrushThe brush used to paint the border of the popup dialog.
ImageImageDialog Border Thickness [DialogBorderThickness]ThicknessThe thickness (in pixels) of the popup dialog's border.
ImageDropdown Border [DropdownBorderBrush]DashboardBrushThe brush used to paint the border of the dropdown control.
ImageDropdown Border Thickness [DropdownBorderThickness]ThicknessThe thickness (in pixels) of the dropdown control's border.
ImageFill [Fill]DashboardBrushThe brush that fills the trigger button.
ImageHover-over Fill [MouseOverFill]DashboardBrushThe brush that fills the trigger button when the mouse is hovering over it.
ImageImageMouse Cursor [Cursor]DashboardCursorThe mouse cursor that displays when the viewer puts their mouse overtop of this element.
ImageImageOpacity [Opacity]doubleThe opacity of the control.
ImageSelector Background [SelectorBackground]DashboardBrushThe brush that fills the background of the dropdown selector button.
ImageSelector Foreground [SelectorForeground]DashboardBrushThe brush that fills the triangle on the dropdown selector button.
Style [Not_accessible_in_script_editor] The style to use on this dashboard object.
ImageImageToken Button Background [TokenButtonBackground]DashboardBrushThe brush used to paint the token menu button.
ImageImageToken Button Border [TokenButtonBorderBrush]DashboardBrushThe brush used to paint the border of the token menu button.
ImageImageToken Menu Background [TokenMenuBackground]DashboardBrushThe brush used to paint the token menu.
ImageVisibility [Visibility]VisibilityIndicates whether this control is visible or not. If it is collapsed, it will not be visible.
ImageImageVisual Effect [VisualEffect]DashboardEffectThe visual effect applied to this element.

Layout

ImageImageProperty Name [Script Name]TypeDescription
[BottomGuidelineName]stringThe name of the bottom guideline.
ImageBottom Pin [BottomPin]boolIndicates whether the bottom pin is enabled or not.
ImageDropdown Width [DropdownWidth]doubleThe width (in pixels) of the dropdown popup.
Height [Height]doubleThe height of the control.
Left [Left]doubleThe left is how far from the left side the control resides.
[LeftGuidelineName]stringThe name of the left guideline.
ImageLeft Pin [LeftPin]boolIndicates whether the left pin is enabled or not.
ImageMargin [Margin]ThicknessThe margin around the outside of the control in pixels.
ImageMaximum Height [MaxHeight]doubleSets the maximum height for a control. During re-size, the control will not go more than this value.
ImageMaximum Width [MaxWidth]doubleSets the maximum width for a control. During re-size, the control will not go more than this value.
ImageMinimum Height [MinHeight]doubleSets the minimum height for a control. During re-size, the control will not go less than this value.
ImageMinimum Width [MinWidth]doubleSets the minimum width for a control. During re-size, the control will not go less than this value.
ImageImagePadding [Padding]ThicknessThe padding around the inside of the control in pixels.
[RightGuidelineName]stringThe name of the right guideline.
ImageRight Pin [RightPin]boolIndicates whether the right pin is enabled or not.
Top [Top]doubleThe top is how far from the top the control resides.
[TopGuidelineName]stringThe name of the top guideline.
ImageTop Pin [TopPin]boolIndicates whether the top pin is enabled or not.
Width [Width]doubleThe width of the control.

Text

ImageImageProperty Name [Script Name]TypeDescription
ImageImageCustom Font [CustomFont]stringA comma-separated list of font names to use when the value of Font Family is set to <Custom>.
ImageFont Brush [Foreground]DashboardBrushThe brush used to paint text.
ImageFont Family [FontFamily]DashboardFontFamilyThe name of the font used for text.
ImageFont Size [FontSize]doubleThe size of the font (in pixels) used for text.
ImageFont Style [FontStyle]DashboardFontStyleThe style of the font used for text.
ImageFont Weight [FontWeight]DashboardFontWeightThe weight or thickness of the font used for text.
ImageImageToken Menu Font Brush [TokenMenuForeground]DashboardBrushThe brush used to paint text on the token menu.
ImageToken Menu Font Size [TokenMenuFontSize]doubleThe size of the font (in pixels) used for the token menu text.

Other

ImageImageProperty Name [Script Name]TypeDescription
ImageAccelerator Key [AcceleratorKey]stringThis is the accelerator key for accessibility.
ImageAccess Key [AccessKey]stringThis is the access key for accessibility.
Help Text [HelpText]stringThis is the help text for accessibility.
ImageTab Index [TabIndex]intThe index that this item is in the tab order.
ImageTab Navigation [TabNavigation]KeyboardNavigationModeThe way tab is navigated to/from within this control.
[Tag]objectUsed to store an arbitrary object in script.

Parameter

ImageImageProperty Name [Script Name]TypeDescription
ImageParameter Name [Not_accessible_in_script_editor] The name of the underlying dashboard parameter which this control acts on.
ImageUpdate Type [UpdateType]DashboardParameterUpdateTypeSpecifies how this parameter updates, Automatic (when the control value changes), or Manual (in conjunction with the Filter Update Control).

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